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KOFY
Nov 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
for governor brown's tax measure remains below 50%. the latest poll shows prop 30 as 48% support, 38% opposed the director of the poll says there appears to be enough to swing prop 30 to victor. governor brown is in san francisco today make a -- making a last minute push for prop 30 his second bay area visit in a week: >>> if it looked like there were a million people at the giants victory parade that's there were. the city just released new crowd statistics more than a million people attended yesterday's parade honoring the giants' world series win. record number of people relied on bart to get there. officials say nearly 600,000 used bart clobbering the old record set during the last parade. with so many in one place, san francisco police say it made 22 arrests. 22 out of a million. >> we did pretty good. >>> meteorologist mike nicco, i was driving home last night in the pouring rain my little trick-or-treaters got soaked. >> unfortunate the forecast came to fruition. >> you were right. >> so far i'm right about the clearing trend starting to develop as we look north from emeryvill
KOFY
Nov 7, 2012 11:30am PST
. >>> governor brown is talk now so let's go to that sacramento news conference. >> people said you shouldn't go to the people, and get their views in a statewide vote about whether or not to raise taxes. i made a pledge when i ran for governor, two years ago, that i would number one, tell the truth. no more smoke and mirrors operate budget, level with people. seek a vote of the people before any new taxes. and thirdly, bring government closer to the people. last night, that path forward vindicated my confidence in the -- that the people of california can make sound judgments in the context of tens of thousands of fewer teachers, massive cuts in public education, thousands of courses in community colleges, eliminated. redevelopment eliminated, cutbacks. there's been a real effort at paring back state government. in that context, of three in cuts, i see why people -- of three dollars in cuts i see why people voted. it is a balanced plan, sustainable and i continue tend to do whatever i can in the next two years to make sure we meet the high expectations that the majority of californi
KOFY
Nov 28, 2012 11:30am PST
to psychological abuse. california is ahead of curve. governor brown signed a bill last month banning gay conversion therapy for minors. >>> supreme court is set to announce next week whether it will let prop 8 -- this morning -- [ unintelligible ] >>> still ahead, coverage of the storm continues, lisa argen will tell us next the -- when the next wave will hit. >>> here's a look from i-80 heavy rain east bay, break in the north bay, gusty winds and wind advisory next one to talk about, coming up. >>> plus, toxic chemicals in the living room. new study by bay area researchers on how widespread they are. >>> power ball jackpot keeps getting bigger we'll tell you getting bigger we'll tell you how far californians people are stuck in very old habits of using toothpaste to clean their denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stain
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
races like the proposition 30 governor brown's measure to boost funding to public education, this election can be a nail biter. >> and we're going get funds for schools. >> and the state of california says it depends on our feature. >> in june we did not know results of the tax for two weeks. and lost by less than 1%. >> sorry, thank you very much. >> and a new poll shows public support for governor brown's tax measure remains below 50%, just five days where the election. the poll shows prop 30 has 48% support from likely voters. 38% opposed. director of the poll says there appears to be enough undecided voters to swing prop 30 to a victory on election day. coming up governor brown visit san francisco to drum up support from those still undecided on how they'll vote. >> well, there is makeup work to do for students in san francisco public schools. rourdz indicate plenty of students turned out. that is compared to raft week, middle school attendance down about 11%. grade schoolers down about three and a half percent. a chance to see history. >> it's right. >> and still to come good
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 1:05am PST
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ABC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
place in oakland. >> reporter: good morning many governor brown will be voting here at this fire station in the oakland hills this morning. he will not be alone. he's going to turn it into a photo-op he will have some school children with him in a last-ditch effort to convince people to vote for prop 30. yesterday, the governor held raleighs across the state, including one in -- held rallies across the state, including one in san francisco. it has been a tough fight, up in the polls, down in the polls. a non-profit organization gave 11 million dollars to fight the measure. prop 30 would increase taxes to help fund education. governor brown told us yesterday he does feel confident that it will pass. >> when i ran for governor i said i would ask the people if they wanted to raise taxes if they thought it was important. we are asking the people. whatever they say, i will carry it out. >> reporter: former labor secretary robert reich held a yes on 30 rally yesterday at uc berkeley where a professor. uc reagents say if it doesn't pass tuition -- will go up $2400 next semester there we
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
after the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. governor brown has been silent on the issue until now. abc 7 news is live in san bruno tonight. heather? >> peavy critics say this is a case of the fox watching the hen house. recent evidence they point to the fact he appointed himself as commissioner in charge of the pg&e penalty phase and he pointed a negotiator for settlement talk who's had to withdraw because of a conflict of interest, pointed out by those same critics. after the pg&e san bruno gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, ntsb concluded one contributing facter was, quote, lax oversight by cpuc. now, two years later the neighborhood started a petition drive calling for the removeal of peavy. governor jerry brown has not responded about peavy, but a common wealth club audience member described the lack of oversight as an embarrassment, asking what would remedy that. >> we have very zealous regulators on the p.u.c. >> i'm shocked and trying to get an appointment with governor brown. >> kathy lives up the street from the blast site. she started
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
to do. >> besides this meal, donations being collected to serve brown bags of food to families in need this holiday, and throughout the year, the donation pays for a bag providing more than a dozen meals, that continues, after the dishes are done, here at the marriott in oakland, abc 7 news. >> nice to see david lee out there. >> yes. >> more bad news for hume and black berry is dumped, again. >> nicole lapin joins ugs now with today's after the bell report. >> good afternoon. that is right. a double dose of bad news for hewlett-packard. the slumping computer giant tries to turn itself around. the real big story is that hp is taking an $8.8 billion write down on its 2011 purchase of british software maker atonomy, accusing the executives of cooking the books.. >> the manl ti of the impairment charge is linked to serious accounting improprieties, disclosure failures and misrepresentations that occurred t? )äúr to hp's acquisition and impact on the expected financial performance of the business over the long term. the balance of the impairment charge is linked to the trading value
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
made. >> governor brown making yet another pitch for prop 30. poll reports seem to justify optimism. mark matthews is here with numbers. >> nannette miranda said it's going to be a nail baiter. there are signs for sup or thers of the tax plan. vote yes on 30. vote yes. vote yes on 30. >> vote yes on 30. >> governor brown walked into his appearance without taking kbez the new numbers. final days of the campaign, he's all about making his case for a temporary sales tax increase. and a longer hike on income taxes for those making over a quarter kblinl per year. >> those who have done the best can't they help us in california's time of need? >> without $6 billion brown warned the trigger cuts already in the budget will take that amount out of the funding for schools. >> money into schools and colleges, into the california dream, or out. in or out? yes or no? >>sfa showing more californians saying question. -- yes. 14% undecided. this pollster runs the field poll. >> all the governor sneedz another to% or 3% and this would pass. i think chances are better than anything. >> the former ch
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first. prop 30 end stretches that relationship between students in -- entrenchs that relationship between students in sacramento --. >> reporter: prop 30 would add an increase in state sales tax the governor is feeling con
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> governor brown is talk now so let's go to that sacramento news conference. >> people said you shouldn't go to the people, and get their views in a statewide vote about whether or not to raise taxes. i made a pledge when i ran for governor, two years ago, that i would number one, tell the truth. no more smoke and mirrors operate budget, level with people. seek a vote of the people before any new taxes. and thirdly, bring government closer to the people. last night, that path forward vindicated my confidence in the -- that the people of california can make sound judgments in the context of tens of thousands of fewer teachers, massive cuts in public education, thousands of courses in community colleges, eliminated. redevelopment eliminated, cutbacks. there's been a real effort at paring back state government. in that context, of three in cuts, i see why people -- of three dollars in cuts i see why people voted. it is a balanced plan, sustainable and i continue tend to do whatever i can in the next two years to make sure we meet the high expectations that the majority of californi
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 1:05am PST
ground was saturated just enough in martinez to topple this tree on brown street. pg&e made repairs and the street is open once again tonight. >>> and a downed tree caused major back ups. heavy rain and fog made it so difficult to see that the chp slowed down to keep drivers safe. cal trans is keeping a close eye along eye 1. it it has chronic problems during heavy rain and it is not the only one either. heather ishimaru is live in daly city where the flooding is a worry there as well. heather? >> reporter: dan, this is the daly city vet that was inundated by mud a couple weeks ago. here the slide covered the road. down on highway 1 cal trans is worried about the road itself sliding away. the coast can be as beautiful as it is treacherous. heavy rains called forecloser than usual monitoring -- for closer than usual monitoring of highway 1 that is prone to rock slides and worse. in 1995 and in 2006 the hillside separated from itself and it headed for the water below calling months long closures. the locals know rain can take away their north-south route between pacifica and monterra.
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
brown will be in san francisco today making a last minute push for prop 30 second visit in one week. prop 30 asks voters to approve temporary tax hike on incomes over a quarter of a million dollars a year. sales tax hike for the next four years. brown says the revenue will prevent six billion dollars in cuts to state funded schools. the latest numbers show prop 30 support dropping since september. >>> president obama dives back into campaigning after three days immersed in leading response to sandy. president obama and mitt romney are locked in a tight contest both campaigns predicting victory. >> reporter: the action picks up again with both on the trail. president obama visits wisconsin, nevada and colorado for his first campaign event since sandy hit. mitt romney will be in virginia today he stumped in florida wednesday and never criticized the president. >> we can't go on the road we are on and change course if we keep on attacking each other. we have to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: the race is still a dead heat. poll shows candidates tied among lik
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
stay on as minority leader. >>> governor brown's proposal to raise taxes to rescue the state's schools was a big issue california. the margin to approve it grew until it was declared winner prop entirety leading or winning by six point margin with most votes counted. consumers and high income earners will pay more taxes prop 38 would have increased taxes on middle class was soundly defeated. amy hollyfield joins us from emeryville with more. >> reporter: when you think of emeryville you think of shopping, great shopping here that's when you will feel the affects of prop 30 sales tax going up a quarter is -- quarter cent also raising income taxes on the wealthy. prop 30 supporters were excited, hopeful it wasn't until this morning the measure passed. governor brown was ready to declare victory last night. he acknowledged it was a tough fight. activists 70 million dollars on the campaign for prop 30. >> wide coalition, people who would not otherwise agree on many things came together for many reasons. a coreen that brought people together is -- a core reason that brought people together
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
underway on wall street we check in with jane king, live at the new york stock exchange. >> governor brown continues to push prop 30. new poll showing where the tax hurt stands and us, r >>> welcome back. still tracking our rain i am good morning still have east bay valleys, santa clara valley and santa cruz mountains now monterey bay starting to get into more steady rain through about 9:00. east or south expect it to be wet today. it is going to start to dissipate late during the afternoon, 73 fresno, scattered showers in the sierra. upper 60s around element a, san diego. palm springs 87°. >>> let's check in with that southern california boy and find out what is going on. >> one who is currently living in new york, josh elliot. happy to hear you are getting some of your trains back. >>> yeah. i would take the coastal fog in southern california right now and not look back, not think twice about it. great to be with you. everybody in the bay area, you are right that is a great piece of news we have today limited subway service in the city, back up and running, shocking when you think 50 mi
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 5:00pm PST
there. >> did you happen to watch a charlie brown thanksgiving last night? if you did, you were part of the biggest audience in four years. it's not the most popular of the charlie brown specials but last night more than 8 million tuned in to watch up. that is up from 22% from a year ago. charlie brown christmas and charlie brown pumpkin are the most popular. >> and thanksgiving day parade. >> and do you recog >>> larry beil joins me news at 6:00 tonight. a potential traffic nightmare on the golden gate bridge, we'll explain your options for electronic toll taking. take a look. a woman that was disappointed after attending a recent show. a solution to her problem. a 35-year tradition. we came across family and friends who always end their thanksgiving at san francisco's crissy field. that is all coming up tonight at 6:00. what a beautiful place to spend time. >> and alumni from one high school is feeling pretty proud. they took part in the macy's day thanksgiving parade. the hie high school marching band moved down fifth avenue. we have been bringing you stories, they paid for their
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
disarray. they fired mike brown after a 1-4 start. but that only made them desperate against a golden state team that shot 34% tonight. you are not going to beat anybody. he got off to a decent start. thompson with the two-hand slam. in the second quarter and curry spectacular lay up here. the ankle is fine. the lakers jumped the offense. howard to kobe and step back 3. the lakers lead it at the half. third quarter and barnes misses the jumper. warriors trail by four. kobe just willed the lakers to victory and falling out of bounds here. tough degree of difficulty there. you have by 10. meta world peace was 0-10 from the floor. he knocks down the 3. fourth quarter and kobe steel and slam. he lead the way with 27. who needs a coach? lakers cruise 101-77. the bay area showdown between stanford and usf. this game played at oracle arena. the first two times since they played in 2005. three of seven from downtown. he was the big man. stanford up 21-7. they battle back and take the lead. stanford this charge in the second half. aaron bright and look what i found and has the steel and
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
twist. why homicide detectives are now involved. >>> may be a new twist in the murders of nicole brown simpson and ron goldman. who a new documentary suggests may have been the killer. before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >>> welcome back. i thought we would mention streets getting wet, king ridge road, calistoga road, dillon beach road, a few of the streets that have light rain in the north bay. >>> 4:43. the fbi says four men with ties to southern california have been charged for plotting to join al-qaeda to commit violent jihad against americans. according to documents, a 34-year-old naturalize citizen from afghanistan is accused of three younger men. one of the men served in the air force. the fbi files indicate the four were planning to unite at an al-qaeda training camp in afghanistan plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. if convicted they face up to 15 years. >>> natu
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 1:05am PST
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ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
governor won't commit to a veto, either. >> we're not into this. >> governor brown wants to use super majority powers to recalibrate business regulations and improve education. signberg wants tax and initiative reforms. and californians decided to keep the penalty. californians attempted to repeel the death pen skbralt replace it. yes votes added up to 47%. no votes receiving 52%. voters passed nornl prime initiative on the three-strikes law. proposition 36 by 69% that revises a law only when the third strike is a serious, or violent crime. we'll have a look at races later on in this newscast. >> we have developing news in fremont. a baby frel a sek story window this afternoon. police say the 11-month-old girl lost consciousness. the girl turns one just days. a helicopter took her to children's hospital, oakland. we do not know the extent of her injuries. police trying to figure out what happened. >> good news for drivers on southbound i 880. lanes of the freeway reopened following a hazmat spill that happened this morning that tied things up for hours. a truck dumped 185 gallon
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
embarcadero. governor jerry brown is there today former labor secretary headlined a yes on prop 30 rally at uc berkeley. here is abc 7 news analyst melinda jackson. >> usually you probably proposition tends to fail. >>> a key will be young voters. don't vote in larnl numbers so we'll have to see. stay with abc 7 news tomorrow night. you can get realtime results, the moment polls close at 8:00, at facebook.com and through twitter. of course abc news and abc 7 news will be working around the clock tomorrow. at 3:00 p.m. including live reports at 3:30 it's world news with diane sawyer. now, at 8:00 we'll be local you can get bay area results when we hit the air then, then abc news national coverage returns for prime time election at 8:30. then, we'll be back locally for a wrap up on abc 7 news at 11:00. it's a big night. >> for those of you who haven't voted, records were set around the bay take a look at san francisco bay. with a a beautiful shot from our camera. how hot did it get? >> sandhya rosa, 84 today, oakland 84 degrees. 79 at sfo. redwood city 84 degrees. let's take a look at month o
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 1:05am PST
. >> small brown pickup truck if it wasn't brown it was a darker color had a loud muffler. that vehicle was scene leaving the scene. that's the vehicle of interest at this point. >>reporter: we spoke to several employee ins the business park. they say it's scary because police believe the woman was randomly targete targeted. >> this is always been a wonderful area to, would. wonderful police for our employees. quite surprising and pretty brazen. >>reporter: suspect one described as white male in early 20's. 5 poot 11, 185 to 190 pounds with broad shoulders and short dark hair. he was wearing a light colored t-shirt under a black zip up shirt with blue jeans. suspect 2 is a white man in early to mid 20's. he's about 5 foot 9, 150 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans. police say the 57-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and she was released but very scary ordeal for her. i'm reporting in walnut creek, abc 7 news. >> okay thank you. >> oakland police released this composite sketch of one of 2 men who tried to kidnap 14-year-old girl
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
untied herself and got help from a neighbor. >> small brown pickup truck if it wasn't brown it was a darker color had a loud muffler. that vehicle was scene leaving the scene. that's the vehicle of interest at this point. >>reporter: we spoke to several employee ins the business park. they say it's scary because police believe the woman was randomly targete targeted. >> this is always been a wonderful area to, would. wonderful police for our employees. quite surprising and pretty brazen. >>reporter: suspect one described as white male in early 20's. 5 poot 11, 185 to 190 pounds with broad shoulders and short dark hair. he was wearing a light colored t-shirt under a black zip up shirt with blue jeans. suspect 2 is a white man in early to mid 20's. he's about 5 foot 9, 150 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans. police say the 57-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and she was released but very scary ordeal for her. i'm reporting in walnut creek, abc 7 news. >> okay thank you. >> oakland police released this composite sketch of one of 2 men
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
chief of police in oakland was happy. >> i personally thank governor brown for his quick response to my requests and my community's plea for help. >> reporter: chp spokeswoman tells me operation impact means 8 to 20 chp officers deployed to prevent crime through traffic enforcement and what she calls patrol presence. she says, the chp will be available to oakland pd whenever they call for help. the good news for oakland, a city in need of financial help as well, the chp officers come here at no cost to the city. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> muni has released surveillance video hoping someone will recognize a man who viciously beat a van ness station agent. police say the incident happened october 10th, when the man tried to go through with a bike. the agent told him bikes were not allowed on that station. investigators say he ignored the agent jumped over with his bike and you saw the man walk didn't the stairs with that bike and a small suitcase police say the 55-year-old agent followed him and was attacked as he reached the platform. amy hollyfield will have muchmore in 30 minut
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the tax measure gov brown is pushing. supporters say it will help california schools. nannette miranda has both sides of the debate. >> save our schools! save our schools! >> all the talk about proposition 30, gov brown's tax measure, centers around public school funding. but law enforcement and local government representatives are worried about the other part of prop 30, a constitutional amendment that guarantees state funding for realignment. the prison inmate shift where counties must now house thousands of low-level inmates who used to go to state prison. if it fails, counties are asking how will they be able to afford this expense? >> if the money goes away, it will have a dramatic impact on the way we do business. >> lawmakers have a history of taking money from one program to pay for another. constitutional protection means politicians cannot touch the money at all unless it goes back to the voters. >>> the next two budget years already show counties will get more than $6 billion in each of those years to take on the new inmates. >> the funding streams will still continu
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
are getting involved. >> there may be a new twist, new name in the murders of nicole brown simpson and ron goldman. who a good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. . >>> here's a look at downtown san francisco, dry except for a sprinkle or two. doppler marin county, panoramic highway towards mill valley, san rafael, lucas valley to be wet if not already. to the north more wet weather fallen road, coleman valley road to the west, rohnert park expressway that area getting light rain, farther north, between windsor and the coast towards ross or cloverdale, all those streets are wet too. >>> 5:44. four men with ties to southern california have been charged with plotting to join al-qaeda to commit violent jihad against americans. court documents show a 34-year-old
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
brown said the country could learn from california voters, prop 30 passed hiking sales taxes and raising taxes on people making $250,000 or more. >> our credibility as a governing, a nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block. yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be embraced so also is revenue, revenue means taxes. >> reporter: sergio quinn tan that, abc7 news. >>> in a -- few hours free event in oakland will offer help for struggling homeowners banks are participating in a clinic, homeowners can get help with loan moderation -- modifications and other options. the clinic opens 10 this morning at oakland marriott convention center. go to abc7news.com. >>> update on story we brought last week missing historic cross found in the bay area has been resurrected in the mojave desert. the land became federal property in '94 and the cross became the center of a legal dispute cut off at the base and vanished two years ago. last week it was found in san mateo county and the cross was rededicated yesterday. >>> there are still questions surrounding the sud
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
proposition 30. it's a tax measure that governor brown is pushing that will help california schools. nannette miranda has both sides. >> reporter: all the talk about proposition 30, governor brown's tax measure centers around public school funding bus these local representatives are worried about the other part of prop 30, a constitutional amendment that guarantees state funding for realignment. prison inmate shift where counties must house thousands of low level inmates that used to go to state prison. if it fails tuesday, counties are asking how are they able to afford this expense. >> if the money goes away it's going to have a dramatic impact on the way we do business. >> lawmakers have a history of taking money from one program to pay for another. constitutional protection means politicians cannot touch the money at all unless it goes back to the voters. >> the next two budget years already show counties will get more than six billion dollars in each of those years to take on the new inmates. >> the funding streams will still continue if proposition 30 is not approved. >> f it'
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> governor brown is declaring victory on his tax initiative prop 30. prop 30 winning by an 8 percentage point margin with 700,000 votes dividing yes and no. amy hollyfield joins us live from emeryville with more on what this means. >> reporter: you come to emeryville to shop, great shopping that is when you are going to notice the difference from prop 30 sales tax is going up a quarter of a cent. here's what it looked like last night, supporters of prop 30 were ready to celebrate, they were hopeful, it wasn't official, ways a close race. it want until this morning that they officially called it for prop 30. we broke the miss to some people this morning here in emory -- broke the news to some people this morning here. >> i didn't think it was going to pass then i saw brown come out and was like saying yes it passed. i was like wow, big deal. >> reporter: you support it? >> yeah, i did vote for it. how else -- you can have nothing -- you can't get something with nothing. >> not happy about it. who is? do you want to pay more taxes? >> reporter: this measure will increase sales tax and als
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
. the results are still coming in. governor brown has still not shown up here. he is waiting and of course everybody wants to hear from him. but earlier, there was a minute thee valley with education leaders and with lawmakers who supported proposition 30. for example, one was a senate president. let's hear from him. >> tonight is the end of one difficult chapter. in california's history in the beginning of a new and better chapter where we reinvest in people we say education matters and we stand for california. thank you, thank you very much. >> so the state superintendent , talk about somebody who is very anxious to inned foo the results results -- to find the results of this proposition. he also told me if this pleasure pleasure -- this measure does not pass, be sure that several districts will go bankrupt. also on the ballot was proposition thirtd 8, another education-related proposition behind that one. she issued a statement a short time ago. molly said transformational changes take time, and we are committed to staying the course until our state truly does tackle the school f
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am PST
brown's proposal to raise taxes to rescue schools was the big issue. the margin to approve it grew. prop 30 leading by six point margin most votes counted. consumers and high income earner will pay more in taxes. prop 38 would have increased taxes on the middle class to help fun education was soundly defeated. amy hollyfield joins us live with more. >> reporter: shopping is why a lot of people come to emeryville when you shop is when you are going to feel the affects of prop 30, a quarter cent sales tax increase to fund prop 30 the wealthy californians will pay for the rest of prop 30 their income tax will go up between one and three percent. supporters of prop 30 were thrilled when they got word the measure was leading. this morning it was officially called that prop 30 had received support at the ballot box. governor brown staked his term as governor on this measure he pushed it hard, telling people there would be billions in cuts at the schools, if it failed. >> here we are, we have a vote of the people. i think the only place in america where a state said let's raise our taxes
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Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
morning southbound. >>> 4:41. >>> governor brown will meet with uc regents today the effect it may have on tuition and fees. >>> when is one opinion not enough when your injured quarterback eager to get back on the field. >> first this morning's tech bites. >> governments are googling us the search giant reports big increase in requests for data about its users u.s. made the most requests. barnes & noble has joined battle of 7 inch tablets with its nook hd doesn't have as many apps, but where it shines is display. >> this is a remarkably good screen i watched videos, movies on it, now nook video allows people to rent or buy movies and tv shows. >> the nook hd starts at $200. black ops 2 said 13 years from now you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. brings light and fragrance together, to create a mesmerizing experience in your home. try the new color changing candle. something in the air wick. >>> welcome back. ferry building blue today, did you know it is world diana day -- world diabetes day?
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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
previously coached the suns and nicks he replaces mike brown who the lakers fired five games into the season. he was chosen after negotiations with phil jackson broke down over the weekend. >>> san francisco police officer stops stolen vehicle what the driver did that had police swarming a construction site. [ inaudible ] .
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Nov 2, 2012 1:05am PDT
go undetected. >> it was brown affluent. >> he said it was flowing down the hill behind his house for four days. the ross valley sanitary district estimates about 88,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled out of a clogged pipe. >> this particular very small tributary drainage drains into san enselmo creek. >> the system is made of 50-year-old clay pipe that is crumbling and leaking sewage into the grounds water. the red areas on this map show the known sewage breaks throughout san anselmo and fare tax and larkspur. >> we know the severity of the problem and we want to get it directed. >> many breaks go undetected, creating sinkholes on the streets until the pavement collapsed and sewage bubbles out. tree roots are invading and grease is clogging up a system that averages 30 structural defects per mile of pipe. it will cost about $300 million to rebuild the system, but over the summer the ross valley sanitary district board voted down a rate increase and a $70 million bond proposal. >> i voted against selling the bonds, sure. >> why? >> i wanted to put it on the ballot. let the rate pay
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Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
clogged line. they believe there are many more that go undetected. >> it was brown affluent. >> he said it was flowing down the hill behind his house for four days. the ross valley sanitary district estimates about 88,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled out of a clogged pipe. >> this particular very small tributary drainage drains into san enselmo creek. >> the system is made of 50-year-old clay pipe that is crumbling and leaking sewage into the grounds water. the red areas on this map show the known sewage breaks throughout san anselmo and fare tax and larkspur. >> we know the severity of the problem and we want to get it directed. >> many breaks go undetected, creating sinkholes on the streets until the pavement collapsed and sewage bubbles out. tree roots are invading and grease is clogging up a system that averages 30 structural defects per mile of pipe. it will cost about $300 million to rebuild the system, but over the summer the ross valley sanitary district board voted down a rate increase and a $70 million bond proposal. >> i voted against selling the bonds, sure. >> why? >>
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Nov 8, 2012 1:05am PST
flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. will open its doors for the first type. >> it was the final touches of the outlet mall. it has 32 high end stores including bloomingdales, sacks fifth avenue and prada. >> it is expected to bring in 2,000 jobs and $2 million in sales revenue. folks there are excited about it. it opens tomorrow. >> larry beil is here now. >> basketball to talk about warriors in action. >> yes, an interesting question. can the warriors win when their center scores zero? and the quake needed to score here to keep their dream season alive. sports is next. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let
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Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
25 to 30, about six feet tall, brown hair this happened about a month ago, october 10th. muni is hoping someone will see tnhps video and remember the indent, remember being there or maybe you just recognize this -- in man either way they are asking that you help. the station agent has been released from the hospital. he is still not okay enough to return to work. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> happening now operation impact underway in oakland. chp units in the city to increase police presence and assist officers on patrol. chp will provide help to oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. last year the chp tphepd an anti-gang operation paid for with federal grants. terry mcsweeney is in oakland now he'll have a live report on this. >>> san mateo county sheriff's office asking for the public's help to track two men believed to have stolen more than $7,000 from a 7-eleven store. video shows two entering the store shortly after noon monday one of the men distracted the cashier by asking questions while his accomplice went to the rear office and stole a bag of cash. it wasn't
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Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
. bryce brown made his start 178 yards rushing and 2 td including the 65 yard run. but it was newton night. 30 sex yards passing. 4 touch down. 2 passing 2 running clip the eagle 30 to 2 22. both team are now 3 and 8. abc 7 sports report brought to you by river rock casino oychlt big week in sports coming up here especially football. >> that's right. >> quickly some bricking news now. ramp to treasure island from the bay bridge is shut down right now because of chp pursuit. few details available but you can see the view from our 7 news roof cam are. the flashing lights are on treasure island. show active scene there. again the ramp to treasure island from the bay bridge is closed this evening. >> thanks for joining us for this edition of 7 news. "nightline"up next. i'm carolyn johnson for larry mike sandhya dan all of us here at abc 7 thanks for joining us next newscast begins tomorrow morning at 4:30. and by the way, the abc 7 news exclusive alarm clock app now available android phone or tablet and kindle fire as well. down load it now for tree from the amazon app store and going ep
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Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
junk science amountinging to psychological abuse. california is ahead of curve. governor brown signed a bill last month banning gay conversion therapy for minors. >>> supreme court is set to announce next week whether it will let prop 8 -- this morning -- [ unintelligible ] >>> still ahead, coverage of the storm continues, lisa argen will tell us next the -- when the next wave will hit. >>> here's a look from i-80 heavy rain east bay, break in the north bay, gusty winds and wind advisory next one to talk about, coming up. >>> plus, toxic chemicals in the living room. new study by bay area researchers on how widespread they are. >>> power ball jackpot keeps getting bigger we'll tell you how far californians are going to get in on >>> new details about that deadly fire at a clothing factory in bangladesh owned by a company that supplies retail chains here this u.s.. three factory officials have been arrested, accused of locking doors, trapping workers inside that inferno, 112 were killed in saturday's fire. the few who survived say they were told to ignore the fire alarms and get back to
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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
mike brown after a 1-4 start but that made them desperate against the golden state team that shot only 34% from the field. stone-cold. assistance bernie becker staff, the interim coach for the lakers, they actually got off to a decent start. steph cur are 18 in the game. brown installed, dwight howard to kobe bryant for three. lakers led at the half. to the third quarter, harrison barns, missed jumper. cleaning up. warriors down only by 4 but kobe willing the laketories victory. the runner, falling out of bounds. lakers up ten. metta world peace 0 for 10 shooting. what are you doing taking a three in he hits it naturally. fourth quarter, kobe with the steal and lamb. he led the way with 27. who needs a coach? lakers cruise, 101-77. >>> college basketball season opened last night. bay area showdown at oracle arena. first time these teams have played each other sense 2005. stanford, 3 of 7. stanford up 21-7. the dons battled back. from deep, 31-30. usf and stanford taking control in the second half. aaron bright gathers the loose ball in, takes it all the way and great passing by st
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
think he's 25 to 30-years-old, six feet tall, brown hair this happened a month ago october 10th, at the van ness station. muni is hoping if you see someone who will see this video will remember the indent maybe remember being there, -- the incident maybe remember being there, maybe recognize the man they are asking if anyone has anything that can help to give police a call. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> happening now, operation impact is underway in oakland. chp units in the city to increase police presence and help officers on patrol. highway patrol will provide help to oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. last year chp helped out oakland an anti-gang operation funded with federal grants. terry mcsweeney is in oakland he will have a live report at 6 a.m.. >> the san mateo downey sheriff's office is asking for the public's help -- tracking down two men believed to have stole $7,000 from a 7-eleven. they ended the store, one distracted the cashier asking questions about lottery tickets his accomplice went to the rear office and stole a bag of cash. it took several hours f
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Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
. >>reporter: raiders prepping for the browns. mclane stay away from practice. expectation they will cut him. they selected him first round of the 2010 draft. had issues on and off the field and the coach peppered with questions about the claim day. not to kilometer to practice today. there is going to be consequences to his actions and it's a team related issue and i don't really want to get in the details of it but we asked him not to come to practice today. >>reporter: drew breeze and saints try to keep their play off hopes alive. gonzalez age 36 and fine like wine. pull ins ryan 17 yard touch down. falcons up. breeze had thrown a touch down pass record 54 straight games but had 5 picks tonight no touch down. falcons win this game 23-13. 11 and 1. saints 5 and 7. abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino oychlt thanks larry. >> "nightline"coming up next. i'm dan. >> i'm carolyn. thanks for joining us everyone. be sure to tune in tomorrow morning beginning at 4:30. >>> tonight on "nightline," school kids given painful shock therapy, punished with restraints or locked inside windowle
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Nov 6, 2012 11:00am PST
governor brown as he walked to vote this morning many support has declineed recently. the governor says he's feeling optimistic. >> wouldn't be surprised if the outcome is even who are positive than most of you are expecting. or row opponents are feeling positive -- >> reporter: opponents are feeling positive. >> i think voters are seeing through the rhetoric around prop 30 and seeing it for what it is, which is a massive tax increase. >> reporter: it would increase taxes for those who make at least $250,000 a year and add a quarter cent to the state's sales tax. without it schools will lose money. >> no on prop 30 means billions out of schools and the universities. a yes vote means billions of dollars into the schools. >> reporter: opponents of prop 30 say they aren't anti-education, they just don't like how this has been handled and think these taxes will drive businesses out of california. >> california is lagging when it comes to per pupil funding. right now the last thing the state needs a 50 billion dollar tax increase. we see jobs leaving our state in droves. >> reporter: bo
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
commitments, that has to be addressed and so also revenue, and revenue means taxes. >> brown championed proposition 30. it passed last week and will raise $6 million a year by slightly hiking sales taxes and raising income taxes on high-wage earners. >> i can tell you in california, you can always cut schools and universities so much, and people say, enough already. and that's exactly what they said on election night. >> what has changed since election day is that politicians are now saying they do want to work together to fix the fiscal cliff. what has not changed are the positions republicans and democrats are taking. runnans -- republicans insist raising taxes is not an option. >> san francisco police are a search are to man who tried to ram an officer. he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he rap into a construction site. a police dog joined the search for the man inside the unfinished building at third street. officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> today is veterans day, and san francisco honored those who served our country with a parade. >>> this is
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new ram this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would encourage them to go because once they go to a place like that they will say this isn't, you know, this isn't certainly what i and my key people want to be. >> jim heads up the bay area council. h
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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. in atlanta as the city mourns the loss of two police officers killed late last night in a helicopter crash. this while searching for a missing boy. witnesses say the low-flying police helicopter suddenly plunged to the ground and exploded into a fireball. it happened around 10:30 last night. a man who ran to the wreckage says no one could have survived. fortunately no one on the ground was injured. the thine-year-old boy -- the nine-year-old boy the officers were looking for was unharmed. the f.a.a. is now investigating the crash and police are not speculating on what caused it. power lines came down at the time creating a power outage for 1300 homes and businesses. the names of the two officers have not been released. police say their families have been notified. >>> a strange discovery for some residents in san francisco. they heard a bump upstairs this their home. when they went to check it out, they found a dead man. it happened on friday ni
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
does that burden fall? >> governor brown looking for answers after meeting with members of the committee on finance today. that meeting at ucsf focused on budgets for next school year and for the first time, in a long time, no students protested today's meeting.ylbm >> the state massive deficit is shrinking. this is according to a report out today from the legislative analyst saying california faces a $1.9 billion deficit, smaller than in recent years and way below $13 billion projected gap. the report attributes in part to cuts and a temporary tax as proved by voters closing the gap somewhat here. the report forecasts a possibility of surpluses as early as 2014. >> there was intimatent power in san francisco city hall, the fire department says the sprinkler system kicked in and did it's job at the offices that are closed today fchl a few hearings had to be cancelled at the last minute. >> i'm here fr a hearing. you know? some tree trimming. >> have you heard anything about third and fourth floors not open today. >> no. just heard it from you. >> city hall evacuated including
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
will be joining the team he replaces brown who lakers fired after five games into the season. reports say the lakers chose deanthony after negotiations with phil jackson broke down over the weekend. >>> this morning nascar says it is too early to predict whether drivers or crewmembers will be suspended following the brought that broke out at the phoenix international raceway. even if you are not a racing fan you have to see this this happen yesterday, jeff gordon, bumps boyer on purpose that the crew -- [ unintelligible ] >>> judge judy is the toughwó t talking judge --. >> they said how could you have a website? i said i can talk and somebody else can did it. i learned now do the ipad which is friendly to a brain like mine. but i had never, i'm happy to say in myselfy years turned on a computer. >> is that good or wow! >> i'm alive! >> that's judge judy on katie at 3 p.m., right here on abc7. >>> 6:20 -- 6:26. =x >>> . >>> good morning it is monday november 12th. gorgeous picture of the sun about to rise in the east on this veterans day observance hope had you a great week
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Nov 17, 2012 8:00am PST
moist, perfectly brown turkey is a must but still not complete without a delicious stuffing. preparing a holiday dinner from scratch is lot of work. can you wow your guests with store bought stuffing. we tested 11 to see if you can cut corners. test termination looked at one from stove top open arnold and great value from wal-mart. each was prepared according to directions. >> you wanted to stuffing the fresh broth plaiv. >> they didn't come close. >> most of stuffings tasted chewy vegetables and overpowering herbs. >> but testers say there is hope. two from pepper ridge farm and corn bread stuffings are flavorful and moist. >> most pepper ridge farms is a little more work but worth it. >> both would be a tasty addition for thanksgiving dinner and no one may know that the stuffing isn't homemade. >> consumer reports you can make it healthier by reducing the fat and salt. use a lower sodium broth and cut down on the butter and add more veggies and herbs instead of adding more salt. >> terry: i'm trying to keep tabs on this. system two is making its way out of town and system
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
insisted upon personally. mike brown, i don't know he can coach a duck how to quack. >> the team was out win -- not winning at the pace suspected this team to win. we didn't see improvement. we wish mike well. we're sorry it ended this way. we've guided -- decided to move into another direction owe make change. >> they turned an aircraft hangar into an arena. daniels with authority, that is a sophomore there going between defenders. nice look. ryan swooping there, 32-18. spartans came back 13 brand. the cal football team plays tomorrow night. bigger question is whether it will be a final game in americaly. last time they came to berkeley it was a close game. bears lost and held oregon to just 319 yards on offense. bears likely without their quarterback and the ducks well, they play at video game speed. >> seems like they have speetd in every position. i think team speed stands out. offense gets a lot of attention. but their defense is excellent. it's all around... really good team. really good football team. >> the three and five raiders heading to baltimore this week going to do it with
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